Author:DCTA

School Consolidations in Denver Public Schools

October 26, 2022 Denver Public Schools announced the 10 schools that will be consolidated due to declining enrollment last night. The following statement can be attributed to Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA): “Every student, no matter the zip...

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DCTA Bargaining Update: August 25, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district for five hours last night.  Conversations were fully centered around compensation including a cost of living adjustment, step increases, extra duty pay, incentive pay/stipends and the overall salary schedule. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model...

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DCTA Bargaining Update: August 24, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district for five hours last night.  Conversations were fully centered around compensation including a cost of living adjustment, step increases, extra duty pay, incentive pay/stipends and the overall salary schedule. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model...

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 DCTA Bargaining Update: August 23, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district for five hours last night.  Conversations were centered around evaluations, educator voice, class sizes, caseloads, workloads and planning time. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model to facilitate today’s conversations (learn about IBB here). Here are some...

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DCTA Bargaining Update: August 17, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district all day today. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model to facilitate today’s conversations. The IBB approach is different from traditional bargaining. It is meant to replace traditional positional bargaining with a process of joint problem-solving...

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Bargaining Update 8/3/22

This week, the bargaining team spent two entire days negotiating our master contract with the district. During that time, we covered contract articles 13-29. We additionally had conversations around paid family leave. Some of our proposals from yesterday’s session include: Providing educators 4 additional weeks of...

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